The New Normal by Ashley Little

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Tamar has lost her sisters to a drunk driver and her parents to grief; now she's losing her hair--and possibly her mind.
 

About Ashley Little

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Ashley Little studied creative writing at the University of Victoria. Her debut novel, Prick: Confessions of a Tattoo Artist (Tightrope Books) was shortlisted for a ReLit Award and has been optioned for a film, for which she is writing the screenplay. She is also the author of the YA novel The New Normal (Orca Book Publishers).
 
Published February 28, 2013 by Orca Book Publishers. 232 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Romance, Children's Books. Fiction

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“I was sixteen and being hunted by a drug dealer. My hair was falling out and my sisters were dead and my parents were broken and there wasn’t a goddamn thing I could do about any of it.” Tamar has a

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Los Angeles Review of Books

Like the authors of Free Market Revolution, Gilder attempts valiantly to turn belief in an economic theory into a wider philosophical system, one that can sustain adherents across a broad array of life experiences.

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Gr 9 Up—Tamar is an indefatigable, scrappy 16-year-old who is coping with the death of her younger twin sisters. The stress causes her to lose her hair, and her parents to lose themselves-her mom to yoga and her dad to beer and television. The twins "died riding in cars with boys. Stupid, drunken...

Jul 01 2013 | Read Full Review of The New Normal

Gr 9 Up—Tamar is an indefatigable, scrappy 16-year-old who is coping with the death of her younger twin sisters. The stress causes her to lose her hair, and her parents to lose themselves-her mom to yoga and her dad to beer and television. The twins "died riding in cars with boys. Stupid, drunken...

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Gr 9 Up—Tamar is an indefatigable, scrappy 16-year-old who is coping with the death of her younger twin sisters. The stress causes her to lose her hair, and her parents to lose themselves-her mom to yoga and her dad to beer and television. The twins "died riding in cars with boys. Stupid, drunken...

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